Meaning of goldfish

gold•fish

Pronunciation: (gōld'fish"), [key]
— pl. -fish, -fish•es.
  1. a small, usually yellow or orange fish, Carassius auratus, of the carp family, native to China, bred in many varieties and often kept in fishbowls and pools.
  2. garibaldi (def. 2).
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